DK will handle European and British sales and marketing for Sourcebooks to expand the USA-based publisher’s international reach.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.
The death of a co-publisher has moved up the timeline for an acquisition by Dominique Raccah’s Sourcebooks of Dawn Publications’ children’s nature books.
With a speaking appearance at Sharjah International Book Fair, Dominique Raccah introduced her new ‘Sourcebooks International’ team at Frankfurt.
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House’s 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach.
Expected to go to market in spring 2020, the new Lego-based content from Chronicle Books is to include seven new Lego titles and multiple formats.
Building on the success of Australia-based physicist Chris Ferrie’s ‘Baby University’ series, Sourcebooks pre-empts world English rights from China’s CCPPG to begin publishing ‘Red Kangaroo’ books in 2019.
First time in more than two years: the Association of American Publishers ‘ monthly StatShot report shows an increase in ebook sales in the US.
A two-week international reading-and-discussion exercise, the Big Library Read is underway with more than 20,000 libraries in various parts of the world.